If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Freedom is from within.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.